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Research Article

Influence of Poly-(L-Lactic Acid) Nanofiber Functionalization on Maximum Load, Young's Modulus, and Strain of Nanofiber Scaffolds Before and After Cultivation of Osteoblasts: An In Vitro Study

1Department of Orthopedics, University Hospital of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
2Department of Chemistry, University Hospital of Marburg, Marburg, Germany

Received 21 September 2009; Revised 5 November 2009; Accepted 10 November 2009

Academic Editor: Manuel Elices

Copyright © 2009 Juergen Paletta et al.

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